Ari Lax has spent a lot of columns watching coverage and providing rundown insights. No longer! He was in Baltimore to battle Modern this past weekend, and these are all the lessons he wants to pass on to you for SCG CON this weekend!
Ari Lax is getting you prepped for SCG Baltimore! Modern is the name of the game this weekend, and these are the decks best-suited to take it all! Don't want to battle with these weapons? Then let Mr. Lax show you how to destroy them!
Wait, the control deck is a midrange deck now? Hey, no one said Magic was easy! PT Champion Ari Lax has found the archetype he loves in this format, and he's teaching you what you need to know to win in Standard!
Wow. If you're playing Standard Magic: The Gathering any time over the next several months, ignore this at your own peril. Ari Lax spent his Pro Tour documenting every stage of every game for every major matchup. If you're playing Standard at SCG Vegas, bookmark this one!
Tons of tournaments, tons of options. That's the big dilemma when it comes to Modern. Fortunately, Ari Lax has already done the hard work for you, and now you can use this to make a much better deck choice! Good luck!
Is anyone better at no nonsense information than Ari Lax? He's got all the data and testing in the world to show that these are the reasons people are throwing away Standard wins!
Outside of a Modern Masters set, Guilds of Ravnica might have more impact on older formats than any other expansion since Khans of Tarkir! Check out Ari's look on the new cards you can expect at SCG Charlotte!
We now have a healthy dose of metagame for Standard, but Pro Tour champion Ari Lax doesn't think we've gone far enough! See the many archetypes that are finding success and how they can improve drastically!
Magic Online's first Guilds of Ravnica Pro Tour Qualifier saw eight different archetypes reach the elimination rounds! Ari Lax offers his take on each of them!
It's going to be a few weeks until we get some really perfect Standard lists, but SCG Columbus is this weekend! What are you to do? PT Champ Ari Lax explains how to pick up easy wins by having better mana than the field!
With the Guilds of Ravnica set in full view, Ari Lax thinks the world should be worrying about a triple color mana cost creature, just not the one they were thinking of! Check out how Ari's attacking the format, literally!
There have been a lot of uncommons that pushed the game to its breaking point, but is this really one of them? Ari Lax wants to explain to you exactly why Izzet is!
Pro Tour Champion Ari Lax loves being the fun police! He's got his usual harsh truths for brewers combined with some excellent theory on the beginning of new Standard!
A lot of decks are totally defenseless against this archetype, and Ari Lax thinks it's ready to become much more important! Players just need to learn to play it! He's helping you do exactly that today!
Ari Lax pays grudging tribute to a Standard metagame that wound up interesting (but not too interesting!) with a range of curiously flawed decks.
Hardened Scales Affinity has caught the attention of Ari Lax! Today he offers a primer on Magic Online's breakout Modern deck.
Is there truly a top tier in Modern now? Was there ever? Do tournaments have metagames unto themselves? Ari Lax is cutting through the fabrications and simplifications to get to The Truth!
Count PT Champion Ari Lax among those not in the Jeskai Control camp! He's a much bigger fan of the other control strategy, and this is his guide to piloting it!
It's the sequel to one of the most helpful Modern articles around! Are you sideboarding in hate but still losing? Why does this happen? Not all archetypes require the same hate, and Ari can help you figure it all out here!
Just playing any given hate card in your deck will lose more games than they win. Learn which tools to use against which decks so you can do what works at SCG Indianapolis!